African American Student Association

African American Student Association

The African American Student Association (ASSA) provides social and academic support to African American and those interested in African American culture. ASSA also offers opportunities for all students to grow in their understanding and appreciation of the African American story and it's place in various contexts. In addition, the association creates a context for students to learn, live and grow together while developing organizational and leadership skills.

  • Advisor: Velda Love
  • President: 

Black History Month 2014

Join AASA and the rest of the University as we commemorate Black History Month through a series of lectures, concerts, meals, and other events. We invite all members of the community to take part in this exciting season where we highlight the brilliant diversity of black American culture in the fine arts, sciences, humanities, the church, and beyond.

Black History Month 2014 Event Schedule

Moments in Black History/Someone You Should Know

This month, we celebrate a roster of current black history makers. Each week, we'll acknowledge selected faculty and staff members who contribute to the mission and vision of North Park University, as well as those who continue the tradition of black excellence, significance, and service in their daily lives. On February 28, meet these modern leaders and hear about the amazing work they do first-hand.

Honorees: Marcus Mason, Ignatius Pasi Musaindapo, Rev. Deborah Penny, Dr. Mary Trujillo, Dr. Rupe Simms, Wilda Graham, Stephen Kelly, Provost Joseph Jones, Avery Hawkins, Christopher Hubbard, Anthony Zamblé, and Dr. Bryan Watkins.